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My First Digital SLR: The Nikon D3000

Nikon D3000 DSLR Camera, Sample Shots, Photos, Tests, Hidalgo Manila Philippines, Mayer Photo, Quiapo, Jaypee David, Juluis Mariano, Jamie SusaraIt's official! I already have my very first DSLR camera. I got my new Nikon D3000 last Saturday at Mayer Photo in Hidalgo, Manila. My friend and I decided to buy the unit in Manila because it is way cheaper compared to those being sold in our local malls. We got it at Mayer's for only US$580 (PhP26,000) as opposed to those sold here in Pampanga that cost around US$650 - US$700 (Php 30,000 - 34,000).

The Nikon D3000 is an entry level single-lens reflex digital camera and a successor of the Nikon D60 and D40X. It has an easy-to use interface which is ideal for beginners in the photography hobby. Unlike its predecessors, the D3000 has a larger LCD screen of 3 inches and has features that sit below the D5000 like the 11-point AF system. One unique feature as well is the Guide mode that gives the user a step by step tutorial on what to do and what to adjust when taking photos.

Now I can start doing photoshoots again, but this time, using the real thing. The first thing I need to do right now is to familiarize all the many different settings and adjustments of the camera in order to take better shots. Since it's my first DSLR, I got blown away by its many different buttons and functions. I'll have to spend more time with the product manual first before attacking to the battle field (laughs).

Nikon D3000 DSLR Camera, Sample Shots, Photos, Tests, Hidalgo Manila Philippines, Mayer Photo, Quiapo, Jaypee David, Juluis Mariano, Jamie Susara
Nikon D3000 DSLR Camera, Sample Shots, Photos, Tests, Hidalgo Manila Philippines, Mayer Photo, Quiapo, Jaypee David, Juluis Mariano, Jamie Susara
Me, Jamie and her Lumix camera.
Nikon D3000 DSLR Camera, Sample Shots, Photos, Tests, Hidalgo Manila Philippines, Mayer Photo, Quiapo, Jaypee David, Juluis Mariano, Jamie Susara
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- Jaypee